SHINNSTON, W. Va. (February 4, 2013) - With Valvoline on board as his new sponsor, Josh Richards is ready to chase the World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship in 2013, returning to the Rocket Chassis race team.
Richards, of Shinnston, West Virginia, is returning as a WoO LMS regular, but remains committed to pursuing a driving career in the NASCAR ranks. With no full-time ride currently in hand for 2013, he will keep himself very busy by following the renowned dirt Late Model circuit on which he grew from a talented teenage racer to a national star.
"I've been fortunate with the opportunities I've been given (in NASCAR), but it's just so hard to find that major sponsor and solid team that will allow you to race every weekend," said Richards. "We're not losing sight of that goal, but I love to race - racing is my life - so I'm going to go race where I can and right now that's on dirt."
The 2013 WoO LMS campaign, which consists a record-setting schedule of 54 events at 4...